Easy Biking in Tuscany With Backroads
A little uncertain about your biking ability? This trip is specifically designed for easy biking through one of the planet's most picturesque areas.
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Highlights include visiting Cortona, the lively Etruscan town lovingly portrayed by Frances Mayes in Under the Tuscan Sun; savoring a lesson in traditional Tuscan cooking given by two longtime locals; tasting an acclaimed wine with its fourth-generation vintner; and pedaling on gentle, cypress-lined byways past rolling fields and vineyards and through scenic hill towns. Accommodations include a 14th-century palazzo and a 16th-century estate.
This six-day, five-night trip offers more than 20 departures from April through October, and costs are $3,998-$4,398 per person, double occupancy (add $800-$1,200 for single occupancy). Departure point is Arezzo, 50 miles southeast of Florence.